Is Ramaphosa’s Cabinet truly ‘gender-equal’?

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Is Ramaphosa’s Cabinet truly ‘gender-equal’?


While half the ministers in Ramaphosa’s Cabinet are women, this Cabinet as a whole is still slightly skewed towards men.

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has been hailed for the important milestone of appointing women to half the country’s Cabinet posts for the first time.

Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, executive director of UN Women, posted a tweet congratulating Ramaphosa for South Africa becoming “one of 11 countries in the world with gender-equal Cabinets”.

Click here to read the full article published by The Citizen on 26 June 2019.

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